Man charged after assaults at Sunderland bino hall

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A MAN has been charged after two women were attacked at a Sunderland bingo hall last month.

Stephen Alderson, 44, faces two counts of assault in connection with the incident at Mecca Bingo in Holmeside on August 16.

The victims, a 47-year-old woman and her daughter, were in the middle of a bingo session when they were was assaulted.

Alderson, of Benfleet Avenue, Town End Farm, will appear at Sunderland Magistrates’ Court on October 24.